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X-Day (Manga)

X-Day

Alternative Titles

English: X-Day
Synonyms: Kanojo-tachi no X day, Kanojotachi no X-Day, Tag X, The Last Supper
Japanese: 彼女たちのエクス・デイ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 10
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 2002 to Dec 2002
Authors: Mizushiro, Setona (Story & Art)
Serialization: Princess

Statistics

Score: 7.861 (scored by 1614 users)
Ranked: #15252
Popularity: #1228
Members: 2,951
Favorites: 52
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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drama psychological romance

Synopsis

It's senior year, and Rica is seriously stressed out. She's got more homework, exams, and papers than she can handle, and was recently dumped by her boyfriend. In other words: Life sucks! One day, she's chatting online when she meets three classmates who hate school as much as she does. Together, they hatch a plan to blow up the school when no one is present. The countdown is on for X-Day ... (Source: Tokyopop)

Includes a side story called The Last Supper.

Characters

 Reichi
Katano, Reichi
Main
 Rika
Saginuma, Rika
Main
 Nanaka
Shimada, Nanaka
Main
 Yumihiko
Tsukumura, Yumihiko
Main



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Jul 31, 2008
Gewaltgoere
Story: 8/10
4 persons (3 students and a teacher) meet in the school chat room. They all blame the school as the source of their problems, so they decide to blow it up. As the characters get to know each other, they begin to realize that their problems are situated in other aspects of life as well, not just from the school. They start to help each other to deal with the problems.
'Loneliness' is a very important part of the story.

Art: 9/10
The art fits the serious theme; no chibis, no overdrawn gestures or expressions.
Sometimes you can feel the characters suffering because of read more
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Aug 24, 2010
Maz-Maz
Rika, Saginuma (the protagonist) goes to highschool with a smile on her face, she gets good grades, she has a bunch of friends and the year before she got second place in the inter-highschool championships of track-and-field but she quit and she's single.

School life at its best, no?

Behind that plastic smile, Rika, Saginuma is morose. Her ex-boyfriend had moved on, dating the up and coming track-and-field star of the school; Rika watches from afar, as her boyfriend's relationship deepens with his new girlfriend and as the girlfriend, slowly gets better and better at track-and-field until; maybe... she'll be better than Rika...? But what is read more
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User Recommendations

X-Day and After School Nightmare are both titles by the same author. Therefore, the art and "feel" is similar. The characters of both series are tragically drawn, conflicted with themselves, and interesting.
Although they certainly take a different approach to the malcontent of youth, there is a very similar feeling between X-Day and Line. Perhaps it is the condensed nature of both or the element of suspense. Or perhaps it is just looking at anomie and seeking a solution, whether it is to punish those who have caused pain or to try to stop people from punishing themselves. Whatever the case, if you like one it might be worthwhile to check out the other.

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